Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked David Kehoe from Failte Ireland to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

David Kehoe

Chef

Failte Ireland

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  David Kehoe
If you're going to be a chef give it everything you have, because it will give you everything you have ever wanted in return. It's up to me to teach you all the skills.
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Realists are usually interested in 'things' - such as buildings, mechanics, equipment, tools, electronics etc. Their primary focus is dealing with these - as in building, fixing, operating or designing them. Involvement in these areas leads to high manual skills, or a fine aptitude for practical design - as found in the various forms of engineering.

Realists like to find practical solutions to problems using tools, technology and skilled work. Realists usually prefer to be active in their work environment, often do most of their work alone, and enjoy taking decisive action with a minimum amount of discussion and paperwork.
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Like just about anything, if you want a good result, in this case a job offer, you are more likely to achieve it by planning carefully and making the most of the resources available to you.

Getting organised for the task is a central to the process. Visit Preparing a Job Search for a useful guide to managing the job search process.

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Third level job opportunities are advertised collectively through gradireland.com and through individual colleges' career services. The following links are to the vacancies sections of college websites, where available.
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Maynooth University
National College of Ireland - NCI
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